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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Sep 28, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. Learn about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and other gardening tasks.…

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Field Work Fridays

Sep 25, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Meet at the Jug Bay Visitor Center located at 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian.

Every Friday in September Meet at the Jug Bay Visitor Center located at 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian. Please come prepared for gardening. Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join…

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Nature Escape

Sep 23, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

Turn off you computers and escape to the parks every week this fall! Park Rangers from across our county have come together to create Nature Escape, a weekly screen-free outdoor learning and free play experience that aims to provide a safe, creative, immersive, and energetic outlet during these unprecedented times. One day each week children will…

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Butterfly Gardening

Sep 22, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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Pollinator Monday at JBFP

Sep 21, 2020 8:00AM—10:00AM

Jug Bay Farm Preserve 6032 Pindell Lothian, MD 20711

Join us on Mondays from 9-11am at the Jug Bay Farm Preserve (JBFP) to work on our pollinator gardens. We will be learning about native plants and their pollinators as we work to create more spaces for them to thrive. Volunteers will be weeding out invasive plants to provide more habitat for native species, and…

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Women on the Water

Sep 19, 2020 9:30AM—3:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Tap into the serenity of our wetlands with a leisurely canoe trip on the Patuxent River. We’ll look for wildlife and wetland plants along the Patuxent and Western Branch. We will enjoy a catered gourmet lunch. Fee includes naturalist canoe guides, all canoe equipment, gourmet catered lunch, and park admission. A hike/walk in the woods…

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Equinox HikeĀ 

Sep 19, 2020 5:00PM—7:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join Master Naturalist, Mike Quinlan, for a hike to celebrate the arrival of Fall. We’ll look for signs of the changing seasons like seed heads forming, fall blooming flowers, and perhaps a migrating Monarch butterfly. We will end at the Observation Deck to watch the setting sun.  Cameras recommended. Free with $6 per vehicle admission.…

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Archaeology of the Patuxent River:Kayaking through History

Sep 19, 2020 11:00AM—3:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Join archaeologists Drew Webster and Matt Nickelson in a kayaking expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. They will discuss the results of a recent archaeological survey of Jug Bay, which documented archaeological resources ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to the historic period. Drew and Matt will…

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Field Work Fridays

Sep 18, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Various Jug Bay Locations

Lothian, MD 20711

Every Friday in September Various locations Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals,…

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Butterfly Gardening

Sep 15, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Join fellow gardeners, butterfly watchers, and native plant enthusiasts in our butterfly gardening group! Volunteers weed, water, prune, and otherwise maintain the Butterfly Garden at the Glendening Preserve’s Plummer House. Volunteers learn all about which plants support our native pollinators and how to take care of a vibrant and healthy garden. Occasionally volunteers are welcome to…

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